Southland (SLND) and Its Competitors Financial Review

Southland (NASDAQ:SLNDGet Free Report) is one of 18 public companies in the “Heavy construction, except building construction – contractors” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Southland to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Southland and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Southland 0 1 1 0 2.50
Southland Competitors 47 482 760 18 2.57

Southland currently has a consensus target price of $7.50, suggesting a potential upside of 47.64%. As a group, “Heavy construction, except building construction – contractors” companies have a potential upside of 5.23%. Given Southland’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Southland is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Southland and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Southland -1.66% -14.55% -3.27%
Southland Competitors 1.81% 6.34% 2.87%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.9% of Southland shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.1% of shares of all “Heavy construction, except building construction – contractors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.4% of shares of all “Heavy construction, except building construction – contractors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Southland and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Southland $1.16 billion -$19.25 million -12.09
Southland Competitors $19.57 billion $725.52 million 22.61

Southland’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Southland. Southland is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Southland peers beat Southland on 11 of the 12 factors compared.

About Southland

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Southland Holdings, Inc. engages in specialty infrastructure construction business in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Civil and Transportation. The Civil segment designs and constructs water pipelines, pump stations, lift stations, water and wastewater treatment plants, concrete and structural steel, outfall, and tunneling. The Transportation segment designs and constructs bridges, roadways, marine, dredging, ship terminals and piers, and specialty structures and facilities, as well as convention centers, sports stadiums, marine facilities, and ferris wheels. Southland Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas.

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